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12 07, 2016

Bullfighter Dies in Spain

By |2016-07-12T11:31:33+00:00July 12, 2016|Categories: , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

During a bull fight this week, a matador sustained lethal injuries after being gored. This was the first bullfighter to die in the ring in over 30 years. The bullfighter, Victor Barrio, was 29 years old and was fighting on a televised event in Teruel, Spain. The bull’s horn pierced his chest. Although there are [...]

2 07, 2016

One Year After Cecil the Lion

By |2016-07-02T08:16:37+00:00July 2, 2016|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

One year ago, this week, traditional news and social media went wild after the story of the killing of a lion in Africa. American hunter, Walter Palmer and his crew were said to have lured the lion out of its protected area so they could track and kill it “legally”. Blurring the lines between legal [...]

29 06, 2016

Aquarium Won’t Accept Wild Dolphins, Whales

By |2016-06-29T10:28:52+00:00June 29, 2016|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It's more good news this week for marine mammals. The Georgia Aquarium has announced it will no longer take in dolphins or whales that are caught in the wild. This is just the latest in the list of aquariums and zoos who have changed their policy in response to the continuing backlash from activists concerned [...]